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As The Ocean Gets Warmer, Are the Lobsters Heading To Cooler Northeast Waters
Mar 2, 2014
Press Clip

Bangor Daily News: Jonathan Labaree of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, shared some information about how the 2012 ocean heat wave...

Adapting to Our Changing Climate
Feb 14, 2014
Blog

The Gulf of Maine is steadily getting warmer, bringing significant changes to both the ecosystem and the economics of the region...

Dealers Delivering on Continuous Improvement
Feb 7, 2014
Blog

The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested brand provides consumers with an easy way to identify Gulf of Maine seafood that meets science-...

New Partnership Enhances Impact Assessment
Jan 31, 2014
Blog

The mission of our science education programs is to support student’s development of “science literacy”—a complex suite of critical...

Climate Change Impacts Ripple Through Fishing Industry
Jan 30, 2014
Press Clip

Huffington Post: "Down the hall from Runge's office at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Andrew Pershing, an ocean ecosystem modeler,...

MREP expands to the Gulf of Mexico
Jan 24, 2014
Blog

While fishermen, scientists, and regulators don’t always share the same language, their long-term goal is essentially the same – make use...

Otolith Growth Patterns Shedding Light on Alewives
Jan 14, 2014
Blog

While alewives spend most of their life at sea, their early days in freshwater spawning grounds are some of the most influential of their...

Developing National Learning Standards
Jan 10, 2014
Blog

By Sarah Kirn, Education Programs Strategist While there are many opinions on what it means and how to go about it, Americans...

Electronic Monitoring: A Promising Alternative to At-Sea Monitoring in the New England Groundfish Fishery
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Recent US federal budget cuts and looming industry cost-sharing mechanisms have developed a need to explore more cost-effective and...

Fishing Area Selectivity Tool (FAST) Expands Focus and Functionality
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

For the last three years, GMRI has worked with the groundfish industry to pilot a web-based portal and mapping tool to enable an industry-...

Preparing for Emerging Fisheries
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Earlier issues of Waypoints highlight how warming ocean temperatures, driven by climate change, are changing physical and ecological...

Regional Brand Builds Markets for Gulf of Maine Seafood
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Gulf of Maine seafood competes in a massive global marketplace -- one in which the United States imports 91% of its seafood. Communicating...

Searching for a Cost-Effective Approach to At-Sea Monitoring
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

For many fishermen in New England groundfish sectors, shouldering the costs of at-sea monitoring (ASM) could signal financial ruin for...

MREP expands to Southeast US Fishery Region
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Over the past decade, GMRI has collaborated with New England fishing industry members John Williamson and Mary Beth Tooley to deliver the...

Report Recommends Changes to Lobstering Licenses
Jan 3, 2014
Blog

A lot has changed since the current licensing system for Maine’s lobster fishery was created almost two decades ago. Landings have almost...

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